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Public Notice - Green Building Regulation

Public Notice of Adoption

Pursuant to Chapter Sixty of the Consolidated Laws of New York, Section 19, the Department of Environmental Conservation hereby gives notice of the following rulemaking action:

A notice of adoption was filed with the Department of State on May 7, 2002, effective June 6, 2002, to adopt regulations contained in 6 NYCRR Part 638, mandated by Section 19 of New York State Tax Law.

The regulations set certain standards and other requirements that must be met, in addition to the requirements of section 19 of the Tax Law, for a building to be a "green building" and for "tenant space" to be designated as "green tenant space" as those terms are defined in section 19 of the Tax Law; and set the methods by which taxpayers must demonstrate compliance with those standards and requirements to be eligible for green building tax credit.

Information relating to application procedures will be published in subsequent State Registers.

For further information, contact Mr. James Austin, 625 Broadway, Albany, New York 12233, telephone: 518-402-2917.

Public Notice

14th Annual Pollution Prevention Conference
May 29-31, 2002
Crowne Plaza Albany Hotel

"Pollution Prevention Through Energy Efficiency"

Keynote Speaker: Congressman Sherwood L. Boehlert
Plenary Speakers: NYSDEC Commissioner, Erin M. Crotty; NYSERDA President, William M. Flynn; NYS Public Service Commission Chairman, Maureen O. Helmer
Other Key Speakers: Paul DeCotis, Program Director, NYSERDA; David Wooley, Senior Fellow, Pace University Law School; and Michael Arny, Director, Leonardo Academy
Invited: Governor George E. Pataki

Join other environmentalists; business, trade, and industry representatives, scientific and academic professionals, environmental groups, and government officials.

Presentation of the 2002 NYS Governor’s Awards for Pollution Prevention Case Studies of the previous two year’s winners will also be presented

General Topics covered this year include: Improving Industrial Efficiency, Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency, Residential Energy Efficiency, Environmental Management Systems, Promoting Pollution Prevention and Energy Efficiency, Green Buildings, Market for Renewables, Transportation and Alternative Fuels, and Sustainability. Exhibitor presentations. Pollution Prevention tour hosted by a local organization.

Sponsored by: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Pollution Prevention Unit
Co-sponsored by: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
New York State Public Service Commission
The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

***Please visit our web site www.dec.state.ny.us/website/ppu***

Dottie O’ Hare (518) 402-9469; fax: (518) 402-9470
Exhibitor Contact: Carlos Montes (518) 402-9469; email: clmontes@gw.dec.state.ny.us